(Photo : Christian Petersen/Getty Images) PHOENIX, ARIZONA – Draymond Green (#23) of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball through the second half of the NBA recreation towards the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center on October 25, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Warriors 134-105.
Golden State Warriors ahead Draymond Green suffered a setback heading into the upcoming 2023-24 NBA season.
The 33-year-old veteran ahead sustained an ankle damage in apply whereas taking part in a pickup recreation this week.
The four-time NBA champion reportedly stepped on third-year ahead Jonathan Kuminga’s foot, in line with NBA insider Marc J. Spears of ESPN.
Draymond Green informed me he sprained his ankle throughout a scrimmage when he stepped on Jonathan Kuminga’s foot.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) September 30, 2023
Green performed 73 of the 82 common season video games final season, garnering All-NBA Defensive Second Team honors and scoring his highest common because the 2017-18 season.
In the previous 2021-22 season, Green confronted limitations on account of a persistent again damage, that includes in solely 46 video games. Nevertheless, he made a robust comeback through the playoffs, collaborating in all 22 of the Warriors’ playoff video games, in the end serving to the crew safe a championship.
Golden State Warriors Draymond Green Injury Status
Green sustained a left ankle sprain that might hold him out of motion for 4 to six weeks.
“I dodged a bullet and learned that today by the way it’s [positively] reacting. Even with an MRI you don’t see the trend of it immediately. The swelling is down,” the 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year stated in regards to the damage, which is rapidly therapeutic.
Assuming the four-to-six-week restoration timeline stays correct, Green is anticipated to return to the courtroom in early-to-mid November.
Consequently, the four-time NBA All-Star will likely be absent for a minimum of the primary 4 video games of the Golden State’s 2023-24 common season.
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